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A Chevron sign at a Bay Area gas station. (CBS)

Chevron Cutting 500 Jobs From San Ramon Headquarters

The company says it is part of an effort to reduce costs around the world by one-billion dollars.

07/28/2015

Tensions ran high at a town hall meeting held by police chief Greg Suhr after a fatal officer involved shooting in SF's Bernal Heights neighborhood. (CBS)

Delayed Reporting Of Racist, Homophobic SFPD Text Messages Could Jeopardize Firings

The decision to not notify San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr for two years of racist and homophobic texts exchanged between several of his officers may end up preventing the chief from disciplining the officers involved.

04/17/2015

Apple Campus Under Construction (Credit youtube.com/jmcminn)

Apple Fires Felons From Construction Crew In Cupertino

The company overseeing the Apple construction site said workers with felony convictions do “not meet owner standards.”

04/06/2015

San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr in the KCBS Studio.

San Francisco Police Officers Suspended Over Racist, Homophobic Texts; Firings Recommended

8 of the 14 San Francisco police officers investigated for sending racist and homophobic text messages have been suspended with a recommendation for termination.

04/03/2015

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Carpenter Fired For Freeing Wild Raccoon At San Francisco Construction Site

A carpenter was let go from his job after saving a wild raccoon at the San Francisco construction site where he worked.

03/09/2015

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Oakland Children’s Hospital To Pay $300,000 For Firing Employee With Breast Cancer

An Oakland hospital has agreed to pay $300,000 to a former employee who claimed she was wrongfully terminated after she was diagnosed with breast cancer more than three years ago.

02/12/2015

San Francisco 49ers v Seattle Seahawks

Jim Harbaugh Officially Leaving The 49ers

Harbaugh said after a 20-17 victory against playoff-bound Arizona on Sunday that he is leaving the 49ers, but did not say if he was resigning or was fired.

12/28/2014

Demonstrator Tom Comitta pretends to talk on a telephone during a protest inside the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) Civic Center station on August 15, 2011 in San Francisco (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Are These For Real? CareerBuilders’ Most Unbelievable Excuses For Calling In Sick List

Excuses for calling in sick to your job can range from the mundane and ordinary (like a flu call-in) to the more outlandish or wild. CareerBuilder, has been keeping track through a survey and has released some of the strangest reasons employees have given for sicking out.

10/23/2014

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Fans, Numbers Showing Little Support For Dennis Allen In Wake Of Firing Rumor

Two weeks – and two more losses – after the Raiders’ most accomplished player declared “We Suck” the mood has decidedly turned against head coach Dennis Allen. The team has now lost ten straight since narrowly beating the then worst team in the league – Houston back before Thanksgiving.

09/29/2014

MythBusters: The Explosive Exhibition

SF-Based ‘MythBusters’ Drops 3 Co-Hosts, Returns To Original Format

In a video announcement Thursday on Discovery Channel website, hosts Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman confirmed that longtime co-hosts Kari Byron, Grant Imahara, and Tory Belleci will no longer appear on the show.

08/22/2014

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